Posted by **RAY** on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 5:54pm.

THe population of Anytown in 1960 was 1,576,230. In 1990 the population was 892,560. Find the percent change.

AM REALLY CONFUSED PLEASE HElp

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:05pm
1,576,230 - 892,560 = = 683,670

683,670 / 1,576,230 = 0.433737462 = -43.4%

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**RAY**, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:10pm
thats a negative 43.4% WHY?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:19pm
The population **decreased** from over a million to less than a million.

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**RAY**, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:20pm
thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 6:22pm
You're welcome.

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